Linklaters (Brussels)

Cécile Manong

Linklaters (Brussels)
Lawyer (Associate)

Cécile is an associate in the antitrust and foreign investment group based in Brussels. As a member of the firm’s Knowledge department, she is co-editor of Linklaters’ LinkingCompetition Blog, leads several business development initiatives, trains junior lawyers, and handles day-to-day resources and information requests from Linklaters non-EU offices alongside her Know-How colleagues. Prior to her pivot in Knowledge management, Cécile advised in and managed, a wide-array of cross-border transactions with respect to merger control regulations, including a European Phase II procedure in the chemicals sector. She also provided legal counsel to clients in the pharmaceutical sector with respect to European Commission investigations and General Court cases regarding cutting edge abuse of dominant position and exclusive rights theories of harm.

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Christina Renner, Florian Hinderer, Cécile Manong The German Parliament mitigates the consequences of COVID-19 by adopting a bill and temporarily amending national competition law to extend merger control review periods and suspend interest payments for antitrust fines


Two key amendments to the German competition law entered into effect on May 29, 2020, temporarily extending merger control review periods and temporarily suspending interest payments for antitrust fines, further to a bill adopted by the German Parliament to mitigate the consequences of the (...)

Christian Leeder, Cécile Manong, Michael Masling, Christina Renner The EU Commission issues guidelines on foreign investments to protect against predatory buyers during the COVID-19 pandemic


The European Commission on March 25 issued guidelines addressed to its member states outlining an EU-wide approach for foreign direct investment screening. The guidelines seek to protect EU companies as well as critical assets that are essential for the EU’s security and public order, (...)


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